from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various East African herbs of the genus Saintpaulia, having a basal leaf rosette and a showy cluster of violet, blue, pink, or white flowers, often grown as an indoor ornamental.
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- noun A
perennial plantof the genusSaintpaulia, especialy Saintpaulia ionantha, with fine haired round leavesand velvety petals.
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- noun tropical African plant cultivated as a houseplant for its violet or white or pink flowers
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